Card games

artifact

'Artifact' Isn't a Game on Steam, It's Steam in a Game

Imagine if we monetized the rot.
Will Partin
12.13.18
Postscript

In ‘Slay the Spire,’ Knowledge Is Your Weapon and Your Downfall

In 'Slay the Spire,' having too much of one kind of knowledge can screw you completely.
Cameron Kunzelman
9.7.18
Interview

Talking Sci-Fi, Math, and Chaos with the Creator of 'Magic: The Gathering'

25 years after its creation, Richard Garfield provides insight into how his love of breaking the rules helped him make the world's biggest collectible card game.
Cameron Kunzelman
8.20.18
FINALLY

‘Magic: the Gathering Arena’ Is a Game I’ve Wanted for 15 Years

This is the first digital Magic that’s actually felt like Magic.
Matthew Gault
3.23.18
Card games

Da Share Z0ne’s Admin Wants You to Know They Have an IQ of 208

Speaking to Admin, Dril, and other Twitter weirdos about the new Da Share Z0ne game “The Devil’s Level” and the person behind the bones.
Rachel Pick
1.25.18
open thread

I Used To Be The Worst Kind of Roguelike Fan

Fandom gives us so much. It can also turn us into defensive monsters.
Austin Walker
1.24.18
roguelikes

'Slay the Spire' is the Roguelike Card Game I Never Knew I Wanted

This early access deckbuilder is an exhilarating combination of well worn genres.
Austin Walker
1.18.18
Netrunner

New Rules (and Cards) Have Given 'Netrunner' a Second Lease on Life

The cyberpunk, competitive card game has been a critical darling for years, but a new Revised Core Set and some big rules changes could help it find an even bigger audience.
Daniel Joseph
10.2.17
Card games

What Happens to a Game's Legacy When its Creator Dies?

In a piece for The Outline, Rollin Bishop examines the uncertain future of 'Divorce! The Game.'
Cameron Kunzelman
8.17.17
Final Fantasy

The ‘Final Fantasy Trading Card Game’ Unpicks a Very Particular Secret of Mana

Rather than establish itself as a unique experience, ‘FFTCG’ seems to want to fix the problems of ‘Magic: The Gathering’.
Owen Duffy
5.7.17
Netrunner

This New Expansion Is a Great Way to Get Into One of the Best Card Games Ever

'Terminal Directive' turns competitive cyberpunk game 'Android: Netrunner' into a story-driven, multiplayer campaign.
Daniel Joseph
5.3.17
esports

Bad Beats: Hearthstone's Struggle to Find Balance Between Casual and Competitive Players

What happens when the randomness that casual Hearthstone players enjoy is the same thing that poisons competitive play?
Luke Winkie
2.2.17
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